EuroMillions Lottery: The Winners and Losers

Canada Couple Fights Over $6,000,000 Lotto Win

They say all is fair in love and war, but for one Canadian couple, that will now be for the courts to decide. Denise Robertson and Maurice Thibeault have been together for about two and a half years, but now they’ve won the lottery, and he’s left, with the winning ticket! On 28th September this […]

Big EuroMillions Jackpot for Tiny Island

It was a record matching jackpot for the EuroMillions on Friday night and whoever won would become one of the biggest winners the draw had ever seen. The top prize has been rolling since the Event Draw and it was starting to look as though no one would win, but one ticket matched all the […]

Irish Lotto Answer ‘Cheat’ Accusations with a Trick of the Light

After Saturday’s Irish Lottery draw, organisers were embroiled in a cheating scandal after a player photographed the balls coming down, and one appeared to have two numbers on it. In the image, the ball with the number 38 appears to have a number 33 printed on it too, leading many on social media to call […]

$338,000,000 Powerball Winner Charged With Sexual Assault

Big lottery wins may make life comfortable, but they aren’t a guarantee of a happy future and even the largest sums can’t guarantee everything in life. Today we hear about a $338,000,000 Powerball winner who has been charged with sexual assault on multiple charges, four years after striking lucky on the lottery. Pedro Quezada 49 […]

Aberdeen Lottery Player has Days to Claim

Sadly unclaimed lottery prizes aren’t getting any less common and this week a Lotto prize worth €1,000,000 will expire if the winner doesn’t come forward. The prize in question comes from a UK Lotto raffle prize, the ticket was sold in Aberdeen and the winner only has until 5th October to come forward, just a […]

The Five Biggest EuroMillions Winners of All Time

The news is all about the massive EuroMillions jackpot this week, one of the biggest of all time and because the EuroMillions jackpot is capped at €190,000,000, the big winners soon stack up and records stay unbeaten. It’s an odd rule, and unreplicated around the world where jackpots just climb and climb. In honour of […]

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jeffery Dampier won $20 million in the Illinois Lottery in 1996. Jeffery had grown up poor and was very generous with his winnings, but in scenes later echoed by the infamous case of Abraham Shakespeare he until he was kidnapped and murdered by his sister-in-law, Victoria Jackson in 2005. After Jeffery won the lottery in 1996 he moved […]

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Plumber Nets Big Lotto Win, Goes Straight Back to Work

Hardworking plumber John Doherty might have thought about hanging up his spanners and taking life a bit more easily when he won the lottery back in July, no one would have blamed him. But quitting work is not for him as he was seen out this week renewing his training to continue as a gasman. […]

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UK Heritage Sites to Receive Huge Lotto Payout

We always hear stories about people who have bought a lottery ticket and won a big prize, but it’s not the only way to get a big lottery payout, as British heritage sites have learned this week. The National Lottery heritage fund has announced that they are to pay out £48,000,000 to various projects in […]

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Lottery winner turns his love of Whiskey into a global business

When you think of some of the crazy things lottery winners have splashed out on with their booty, certain spoils spring immediately to mind from stories here at Euro-Millions.org There was Paul and Thea Bristow, who spent some of their £15 million Lotto haul on buying up a 7-acre wood to save it from greedy […]

Mirlande Wilson

Memory loss of bare faced lie? What happened to Mirlande’s winning ticket…

Mirlande Wilson is one of the more fascinating lottery winners we have featured here at Euro-Millions.org, after her claims of winning the big prize were brought into question when her ticket failed to show up. Wilson, 37, claimed that she was one of the lucky few US citizens to have become an instant multi-millionaire and bag […]

Mearle and Patricia Butler

Three amigos pocket an eyewatering $218m MegaMillions lottery win

We see some big old jackpots reported here at Euro Millions but Merle and Patricia Butler went down in lottery winning folklore when they won an astounding $218.6 million on the Mega Millions lottery in March, 2012. The sixty something couple from Red Bull, Illinois, shared the stunning jackpot prize of $656 million with an […]

Mary Wollens

Sweet dreams are made of…$16 Million lottery wins!

For most people, dreams consist of falling from tall buildings and waking up just before you hit the ground, scoring the winning goal in the World Cup Final, or going to a music festival run exclusively by the RAC where Elton John is wondering around accompanied by an entourage of girls pulling cars out of […]

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World’s luckiest man escapes death multiple times and then wins lotto

Sometimes there are stories that are so unbelievable, top Hollywood producers on the lookout for the next blockbuster inspiration take one look at those extraordinary true-life tales and say: “Actually, we think we’ll pass. It’s just too damned ridiculous.” One of those tales to make it onto Euro-Millions.org surely destined for the movie exec’s rubbish […]

Sharing a $390 million win on the MegaMillions lottery

Eddie Nabors and married couple Elaine and Harold Messner have gone down as some of the most envied people on the planet after they struck lucky by sharing a staggering $390 million Mega Millions jackpot back in March, 2007. Nabors, from Georgia, was just a simple 52 year old man working as a truck driver […]

Adriana Almeida

Gold digger widow accused of murdering Brazilian lotto winner

One of the most fascinating lottery winner stories reported here on Euro-Millions.org is that of Renne Senna who was murdered by two hooded men in a bar in the Brazilian capital city of Rio back in January 2007. Renne’s turbulent story began in July 2005 when he was announced as the solitary winner of the Brazilian national […]

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South Korean lotto winner loses it ‘Gangnam Style’

However, one of the targets of his satirical techno ditty could well have been a humble shop worker called Janite Lee, a Korean-American who won a fortune in the lottery – and promptly blew the lotto. Lee, who emigrated from South Korea as a child, was working in a wig shop when she bagged the […]